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Open Streets at Penn Fest

September 16, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come on out to Penn Fest for crafts, games, music, vendors, as well as dancing and sports on the street. Grab a bite to eat at one of our food vendors and then sit back and enjoy some live music.

  • The event takes place on the entire stretch of Penn Ave (from Crosstown to 76th Street)
  • People are encouraged to walk, bike or skate their way up and down the entire stretch to experience everything. It is stroller and dog-friendly. Event for all ages.
  • Parking is only available on side-streets. Accessible parking is available at St. Richard’s Catholic Church or Lunds & Byerlys.
  • Volunteers are always needed! Contact Penn Fest organizers to sign-up.

Highlights this year include:

  • Pet Zone
  • Lerum Car Show
  • The Market – local creators, artists and home-based vendors sell their goods
  • Food Trucks & Vendors
  • Penn Ave. Restaurants
  • Penn Ave. Businesses
  • The IndePENNdence 5K – run or walk the 5k to support Minnesota Independence College and Community (MICC), a life skills program for young adults with autism spectrum disorders and other learning differences
  • BMX Demos
  • Spartan Zone – Come support local school groups and athletic teams 
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Community Groups & Local Businesses 

Learn more about visiting Penn Fest and/or registering as a participant for a booth for either the crafters market, the pet zone, business zone, food vendor, or the non-profit section. Located at Penn Avenue from 62 Crosstown to 76th Street.

Photo Credit: Penn Central of Richfield


September 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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